University of Hong Kong
William Chan received his Ph.D in economics from the University of Chicago. He has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong before joining the University of Hong Kong in 1996, where he is currently Associate Professor in the School of Economics and Finance. His research interest is in labour economics and applied price theory, ranging from the effect of dowry on the welfare of women to the choice between internal promotion and external recruitment within firms. His work has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Labor Economics, Economic Journal, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations and Economic Inquiry.
Articles by William Chan :
Why are sports organised as winner-take-all tournaments?
18 March 2009, 8037 reads
Reichlin, Turner, Woodford
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Public debt and economic growth, one more timePanizza, Presbitero
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Rethinking macroeconomic policyBlanchard
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman
- Panic-driven auste